A recent overnight gave me the opportunity to experiment with a primitive shelter in mildly cold weather. The results were eye opening. Time sure does fly. Days that seemed endless as a boy, now slip by in the blink of an eye. Weeks slide into months, and entire seasons pass by in what seems like … Continue reading Lessons from a Primitive Shelter in February
In case you have ever doubted, the history of dogs proves that canines really are man's best friends. If my 3 year old daughter Tansy could play one game for the rest of her life, at this point it would be "playing dog." Oftentimes when I come home from school, she is crawling around the … Continue reading Man’s Best Friend: A Brief History of Dogs
A recent atlatl course at Revere High School was a real treat to be a part of. It felt a little crazy planning an atlatl course for mid-February in northeast Colorado. What could have gone wrong? Come to think of it, we were statistically more likely to have a snow day than an ideal day for … Continue reading February Atlatl Course Was Stone Age Fun!
The giant beaver of the last Ice Age, called castoroides, certainly falls under the category of things I didn't know. Sometimes interesting tidbits come at surprising times. Things you'd never expect just sort of pop up out of nowhere. Take the story of castoroides for example, the giant beaver of the last Ice Age that … Continue reading Beaver the Size of Shaq: Massive Castoroides Meant Business